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Western Controller (British Columbia)
Western Controller (British Columbia)

Western Controller (British Columbia)

Company : Emterra Group
Salary : $100,000–$125,000 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Who We Are

We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, and safety-focused company. Our organization has been deemed to be an “essential service” by providing collection and processing for Waste and Recycling that keep our communities clean and safe. With customer service and safety as our focus, we are looking for an energetic and driven employee to support our growing company and play a crucial role in waste diversion. Emterra is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, a certified diverse supplier of the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), the Canadian Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBE) and WEConnect International.

As a key member of the BC Management Team, the Controller position is a hands-on role responsible for ensuring that the Accounting and Finance team provides the services necessary to support the operational and financial success of the organization. Reporting directly to the CEO, the successful candidate will be an articulated and motivated seasoned professional, filled with passion and commitment to help us grow and succeed for the future. The Controller is an expert at building relationships with stakeholders at all levels – both internally and externally and your career demonstrates entrepreneurial achievements.

What You Will Achieve in This Role:

  • Oversee the preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements for Emterra Group and coordinate external year-end review;
  • Manage multi-location financial reporting, including standardization of reporting and review processes;
  • Manage Accounting Services (payroll, AP, AR and general accounting) and organize department assignment;
  • Analyze and interpret accounting and operational data to forecast profitability and performance against budget;
  • Coach, train and evaluate performance of direct reports;
  • Identify new opportunities that drive financial success;
  • Ensure the timely preparation of month-end financial statements;
  • Lead month-end close for all divisions and maintain various schedules such as fixed assets, amortization schedules, month-end adjusting entries;
  • Assist in reconciliations as required for audited financial statements;
  • Provide commentary on monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and insight on individual operations across the region;
  • Initiate and implement process improvement and accounting control measures;
  • Assume responsibility for the coordination and submission of annual budget preparation; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Bring to The Table:

  • Completion of relevant post-secondary education (minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field);
  • Professional designation (CA, CGA or CMA);
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a Controller role within a large private organization;
  • Experience in the waste/recycling, manufacturing, and/or transportation industry considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated business acumen, strategic thinking and an ability to execute against formulated strategy;
  • Strong leadership skills, able to effect positive change through structured training, coaching and engagement initiatives;
  • Prior experience managing a team of both direct and indirect reports in a multi-site operating environment;
  • Process-oriented thinking with strong analytical skills and a detail-oriented commitment to excellence;
  • Exceptional customer service skills with both internal and external stakeholders;
  • Excellent command of the English language and strong presentation skills;
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite along with experience in or the willingness/capacity to learn industry-specific programs; and
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamic – Business Central considered an asset.

Reasons to Apply, Stay and Grow with Emterra Group:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits (drug, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance)
  • Tuition reimbursement program and professional development support
  • Employee discount programs